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Debunking the myths of career success: It all comes down to attitude, aptitude, abilities and awareness

M.S. Rao (MSR Leadership Consultants India, Sri Krishna Nagar, Hyderabad, India.)

Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734

Article publication date: 12 October 2015

Abstract

Purpose

Offers tools and techniques to choose a career wisely.

Design/methodology/approach

Outlines the importance of attitude, aptitude, abilities and awareness.

Findings

Advances the view that career success is sometimes easier to achieve in smaller companies than in big ones.

Practical implications

Argues that the tools and techniques adopted by leaders to advance their careers can be applied in any industry and in any size of organization.

Social implications

Suggests that leaders can provide meaning to their lives by choosing their careers carefully.

Originality/value

Debunks some of the myths of career development.

Keywords

Citation

Rao, M.S. (2015), "Debunking the myths of career success: It all comes down to attitude, aptitude, abilities and awareness", Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 23 No. 7, pp. 38-41. https://doi.org/10.1108/HRMID-07-2015-0131

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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